Tag "Vincent Bach"

Bach History – Manufacturing Locations

We’re always looking for more information/corrections to include on key locations that were involved in the history of Bach instruments, so please email us through our contact us link in the footer. All information is copyright per the original owner/source.

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Bach Accessories – Master Mute

This is one of the earliest Bach mutes that I have ever seen.  It is labeled as: MASTER MUTE V.B.C. TRADEMARK Vincent Bach Corp. 237 East 41st Street New York This mute would date from the period of 1922 to

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Bach Mouthpieces – Lettering Variations

Timeframe Lettering Image  circa 1920’s VINCENT BACH, NEW YORK circa 1920’s VINCENT BACH CORP. NEW YORK 7C note Serif font   circa 1930s VINCENT BACH CORP., NEW YORK note Serif font  1936 VINCENT BACH CORP., NEW YORK note Serif font   circa

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Bach Trombones – Shop Cards

Vincent Bach – Shop Cards (Trombone) Bach used simple note cards for his shop card records of each horn.  In about 1926 Bach started to standardize on the information includes. During the years, the same basic information was recorded, however

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Bach Accessories – Valve Protector (1925)

A good example of the various accessories sold by Vincent Bach early in the history of Vincent Bach Corporation.  Always looking for actual images, please contact us through the header if you have one of these. Bach Valve Protector for

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Bach Trumpets – Shop Cards

Vincent Bach – Shop Cards (Trumpet) Bach used simple note cards for his shop card records of each horn.  in about 1926 Bach started to standardize on the information includes. During the years, the same basic information was recorded, however

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Bach Mouthpieces – Design Variations

Bach Trumpet Mouthpieces – A Textual History A quick overview of Bach mouthpieces from an correspondence from Tedd Waggoner. “All of the early mouthpiece samples of the Bach mouthpiece production….i.e. 85th St. location, E.41st St. location, and the Bronx have

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Bach Mouthpieces – Catalogs

We are always looking for more information on the Bach mouthpiece line through older Bach catalogs. If you have additional catalog scans you would like to share, please contact us through the header on each page. Although Vincent Bach began

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Bach History – Additional References

If you are interested in more historical information about Vincent Bach and his instruments these are good references. ITG (International Trumpet Guild) ITG Journal Online ITG Oct. 1976/4 A tribute to Vincent Bach [Selmer Co.] ITG Dec. 1994/12 The Life

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Bach Mouthpieces – Quality

Bach Mouthpieces – Quality from TPIN archives, Erik Veldkamp’s Original Bach Fan Page “Why is there the tradition of starting on a 7C? Because that’s the size that Vincent Bach himself played, and what he recommended as a starting point. To

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Vincent Bach – The Story of Vincent Bach (1954)

The Story of Vincent Bach by Franklin Beal excerpt from the 1954 Embouchure & Mouthpiece Manual As a  brilliant musician, a graduate mechanical engineer, and a practical manufacturer, Vincent Bach is eminently qualified to speak on all subjects related to

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Vincent Bach – Personal History

We’re always looking for more information/corrections to include on key persons that were involved in the history of Bach instruments, so please email us through our contact us link in the header. All information is copyright per the original owner/source.

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Bach History – Key Leadership

We’re always looking for more information/corrections to include on key persons that were involved in the history of Bach instruments, so please email us through our contact us link in the header. All information is copyright per the original owner/source.

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Bach Manuals – How To Choose A Brass Mouthpiece (1972)

How To Choose A Brass Mouthpiece (1972) by Vincent Bach January 1972 The most important tool and first requisite of a brass instrumentalist’s success is a mouthpiece which enables him to emit a beautiful singing tone, with an easy and

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